With most telecom operators working towards launching their 4G services in India, Idea has revealed its plans to launch the services in early 2016.
Idea Cellular has announced that it plans to launch 4G services in 750 towns across 10 circles by the first half of 2016. They service provider also plans on launching branded digital services applications like Idea Music, Idea Games, Idea Movies and Idea Digital Wallets which would focus on regional and vernacular content. Given that the company is also into the handset business, we could also expect budget 4G smartphones as well.
As of now, the company plans on rolling out the 4G LTE services in Maharashtra and Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Punjab, Haryana, Karnataka, Orissa, Tamil Nadu and North East circles.
Speaking about the plans, Idea Cellular, said, “In its initial phase Idea intends to roll out its 4G services across 10 telecom service areas over 750 large and small towns by first half of 2016.”